43 car break-ins in Greece in one month, security cam catches one of them

Posted at: 05/03/2013 3:58 PM
Updated at: 05/03/2013 8:41 PM
By: Berkeley Brean

Police in Greece say there have been a rash of car break ins. We're told thieves are going right into vehicles and steal items. So what can you do? One man went as far as to set up surveillance cameras on his home and he caught the thieves in action.

Greece police want you to watch this security camera video closely. Take look at what the two men look like and what they're wearing.

Click here to watch the video uploaded onto YouTube

The first security camera catches the two men as they walk around the corner of the house. They appear to hesitate for a moment and then continue walking towards the cars in the driveway. From a second camera you can watch the first man pull up the hood on his sweatshirt. Then a third camera, positioned above the garage door, shows the men getting into the cars. The one with the hood tries the door and it opens. For about 40 seconds he picks through the car stealing an iPad and GPS device.

The house belongs to Rochester Fire Fighter Scott Sardone. He installed the cameras after the neighborhood was having some issues several years ago.

"There's a lot of cameras on this street, I was surprised and these things glow red at night. You see them from the street. They just never looked up. They were just plain stupid," he said.

But still at large. If you watch the video and recognize the suspects, call 911.

The security cameras catch the crime on tape but they're obviously not a 100 percent deterrent. Police say the number one thing you can do is lock your car doors. Police say these thieves typically go car to car and if the door is locked they move on.